Tri-Mountain Lions helps send student to STEM Camp

Olav Pajala will be attending STEM Camp this summer. Photo provided.

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Londonderry Area Tri-Mountain Lions donated $200 to local student Olav Pajala for his tuition for STEM Camp at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. this summer.

The Floodbrook sixth grade student gave a presentation to the local Lions Club describing his past experience and what he is looking forward to at this summer’s STEM Camp. When a student is accepted, they are responsible for the tuition. Olav’s goal is to earn $200 per month. He has been baking and selling Star Wars cookies and reaching out to friends and relatives to reach his goal.

Tri-Mountain Lions were proud to donate $200 to help his efforts.

NYLF Explore STEM is a unique learning experience for bright, forward-thinking middle school students who will evolve into our next generation of innovators, engineers, doctors, forensic scientists, mathematicians, and physicists.

During this six-day immersive experience, students learn by doing as they take part in hands-on simulations, workshops, and competitions, while making new friends and having unforgettable adventures as they plan for a “Mission to Mars.”

Few fields are more important to the future of mankind than STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – and few show as much promise for future career opportunities. Virtually all career fields today require a solid foundation of STEM, and that’s precisely why these are the fastest growing areas of study – and the reason that STEM professionals are in the highest demand throughout the world.

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